Staff threatened with guns in liquor store robbery

(NZ Police / supplied)
(NZ Police / supplied)

Staff at a liquor shop in Whangarei were threatened with pistols and a knife at a robbery on Wednesday night.

Three men dressed in black disguises entered the Whangarei Liquor Centre on Maunu Rd at around 8:40pm.

They demanded cash and cigarettes while threatening to staff members with two pistols and a knife.

Staff threatened with guns in liquor store robbery

(NZ Police / supplied)

The staff were left shaken but uninjured, handing over the items the thieves demanded.

Police are investigating, but ask anyone with information on the robbery to call either Whangarei Police on (09) 430 4598 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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